Point of View - Point of View February 2015 Site Staff FacebookPinterestTwitterLinkedin What Does a Game Changer Mean to You? Metropolis Editors, A former ASID national board member on the organization's commitment to game-changing design What Does a Game Changer Mean to You: Flos? Metropolis Editors, The company's CEO on its legacy of game-changing design What Does a Game Changer Mean to You: Ingo Maurer? Metropolis Editors, The German lighting designer on his company's legacy of game-changing design What Does a Game Changer Mean to You: Marimekko? Metropolis Editors, The president of Marimekko North America on the company's legacy of game-changing design Metropolis Celebrates Its Fifth Annual Game Changers Avinash Rajagopal, Held at the Museum of Arts and Design in New York, the awards ceremony was charged with critical ideas and reflections. Q&A: SCAD's Paula Wallace on the School's Adaptive Reuse Focus Susan Szenasy, The co-founder of the Savannah College of Art and Design on how historic contexts and local cultures enrich modern design education Tourism and the City: A Conversation with Taleb Rifai and the UNWTO Andrew Caruso, The architect and General Secretary of the United Nations' World Tourism Organization on building better cities, the positive effects of mega-events, and why tourism is a human right Gehry's Fondation Louis Vuitton and Google's Self-Driving Car Among the 2015 Designs of the Year Nominees Estefanía Acosta, London's Design Museum has announced the 76 hopefuls in the running for its eighth annual design awards. The Politics of Water: Andrés Jaque on His 2015 MoMA PS1 YAP Winning Design Zachary Edelson, This year's pavilion will put the thorny issue of water management on the map. Odile Decq on Her New Architecture School and the State of Women in the Practice Paul Clemence, The architect discusses her intentions behind her new school of architecture, and the state of women in practice today. Rudy Bruner Award Names 2015 Finalists Anne-Marie Lubenau, The top five projects display a concern for healthy living, sustainable development, and overall urban excellence. Bjarke Ingels on Play, Process, and Practice Alexandra Alexa, In a recent podcast, the architect spoke at length about BIG's evolving design approach. The "Essay": A Chair For Students, By a Student Avinash Rajagopal, A furniture company collaborates with design students at Purdue University for its latest chair collection. How New York's Urban Designers Can Fight the City's Millions of Rats Johanna Phelps, The Green Team discusses design strategies that can thwart rats from taking up residence in our landscapes. Ten Frank Lloyd Wright Buildings Nominated for UNESCO Distinction Zachary Edelson, The shortlist represents what would be the first examples of American modern architecture to be marked for preservation by UNESCO.